Do You Have A Medical Condition That Requires Ongoing Treatment? What Should Be In Your “Bug Out” Bag?

Whether you're a diabetic, undergoing cancer treatment, or dealing with another medical condition that requires ongoing treatment or medication, you may find yourself spending a lot of time waiting at doctor's offices and pharmacies for checkups and prescription refills. An interruption in your ability to pick up medical supplies or check your blood sugar could have potentially serious consequences, and you may put a priority on being prepared to get yourself through a long weekend or holiday without pharmacy access. Read More 

Dealing With Your Ulcerative Colitis

Your primary care physician suspects that the abdominal pain and diarrhea that you have a few hours after eating is ulcerative colitis. There is no cure for this type of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), but it can come and go. Your doctor will offer treatment for the uncomfortable symptoms of this bowel disease. Here is what you need to know about ulcerative colitis and how it can be controlled. The Causes and Triggers of Ulcerative Colitis Read More 

How Lupus Can Affect The Success Rate Of Dental Implants

While dental implants have been in use for a few decades now, there still hasn't been any large scale and conclusive testing to determine how lupus interacts with these dental prostheses. However, using what is known about lupus complications and treatments can help you and your dentist decide if implants will work for you. Watch out for these potential issues that could arise depending on the type and severity of your lupus. Read More 

FAQs About Caregiver Burnout

As a caregiver to a parent with Alzheimer's disease, you are responsible for not only overseeing his or her health, but you also have to take care of the home. Unfortunately, taking on the added tasks from your parent can lead to caregiver burnout. If you are suffering from burnout, here is what you need to know.  Is It Burnout? Caregiver burnout often results from failing to take care of your own needs because you are so focused on those of your parent. Read More 

3 Non-Toxic Treatments For Your Acne Scars

Diet, exercise, genetics, and age all play a role in the look and underlying health of your skin. Unfortunately, you still may develop acne even while following a healthy diet and beauty routine. While surprising to hear, an estimated 50 million Americans suffer with the unappealing development of acne each year. In addition, many acne sufferers have to deal with permanent scarring from these unsightly blemishes. If you are dealing with scarring left behind from acne, consider repairing the look and health of your skin with these natural treatment options. Read More